William Shakespeare Quotes

11 November 2014

For nothing can seem foul to those that win.

11 November 2014

A little water clears us of this deed. How easy is it then!

11 November 2014

Hermia. Good night, sweet friend; Thy love ne'er alter till thy sweet life end! Lysander. Amen, amen, to that fair prayer say I, And then end life when I end loyalty!

11 November 2014

It was the owl that shrieked, the fatal bellman, Which gives the stern'st good night.

11 November 2014

Therefore doth heaven divide The state of man in divers functions, Setting endeavor in continual motion, To which is fixed, as an aim or butt, Obedience; for so work the honeybees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The act of order to a peopled kingdom.

11 November 2014

Here's neither bush nor shrub to bear off any weather at all. And another storm brewing, I hear it sing i' the wind. Yond same black cloud, yond huge one, looks like a foul bombard that would shed his liquor. If it should thunder as it did before, I know not where to hide my head. Yond same cloud cannot choose but fall by pailfuls.

11 November 2014

Unhand me, gentlemen. By heaven, I'll make a ghost of him that lets me!

11 November 2014

Will you buy any tape, Or lace for your cape, My dainty duck, my dear-a? Any silk, and thread, And toys for your head, Of the new'st and finest, finest wear-a? Come to the pedlar; Money's a meddler, That doth utter all men's ware-a.

11 November 2014

And you all know security Is mortals' chiefest enemy.

11 November 2014

O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast? Or wallow naked in December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O no, the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse.